Wednesday, January 2, 2019

#IWSG Pause For Thought

It's the first Insecure Writer's Support Group post of the year. This is where writers post their thoughts, doubts and fears about the writing life, as well as offer experience, advice and support to fellow writers. If you'd like to join, go HERE

Thank you to our host, Alex Cavanaugh, and this month's awesome co-hosts: Patricia Lynne, Lisa Buie-Collard, Kim Lajevardi, and Fundy Blue!

The optional question this month is: What are your favorite and least favorite questions people ask you about your writing?

My least favorite question is: "What do you write?" 

I write lighthearted cozy paranormal mysteries. I'm not writing the next great American novel, or an epic thriller, or anything literary or earth-shattering that touches on the myriad social issues facing the world. I don't have a message to give or a lesson to teach. 

So I my real issue with the question is that I think I should be writing about something more important. 


Does the genre you write ever give you pause for thought?

What is your least and/or most favorite question you're asked as a writer? Why? 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

IWSG: How to Win Your Spot in the Anthology Contest

UPDATE: For those who visited earlier, my blog post is now up at the Insecure Writer's Support Group anthology blog!

It's December 5th, and the last post of the year for the Insecure Writers Support Group event. If you'd like the join, you can sign up HERE.  Thanks to our host Alex Cavanaugh and this month's co-hosts: J.H. Moncrieff, Tonja Drecker , Patsy Collins, and Chrys Fey!

Today I'm posting about "How to Win a Spot in the IWSG Anthology Contest" over at the Insecure Writer's Support Group Anthology Blog

Please join me!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

IWSG: Anthology Closed and Vacation Time

It's the first Wednesday of the month and time for the Insecure Writer's Support Group post. Thanks to Alex Cavanaugh and the awesome co-hosts for the November 7 posting of the IWSG: Ellen @ The Cynical Sailor, Ann V. Friend, JQ Rose, and Elizabeth Seckman! Thanks so much for all the time you put into this endeavor! If you want to join, please go HERE

At the moment, I'm vacationing in Florida! Best part is that I'm visiting my daughter and we're doing loads of fun stuff. So I won't be posting about fears today. But, I wanted to tell you that submissions are closed for the IWSG anthology contest. And next week I'm going to be very busy reading short stories as part of my duties as a judge. I can't wait! You can check out the details HERE

I hope you submitted a story!